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MDOT response efforts near completion following Hurricane Nate

Updated information: Thursday, October 12, 9 A.M. CDT JACKSON, MISS. –Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) crews along the Gulf Coast are wrapping up response efforts following Hurricane Nate. “The majority of MDOT’s response efforts along the Gulf Coast are complete,” … Continue reading

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MDMR to waive permit fees for repairing, rebuilding after Hurricane Nate

BILOXI, Miss. – Officials with the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources said Wednesday the agency will waive permit fees until April 30, 2018, for structures that need to be repaired or rebuilt from damage due to Hurricane Nate. These structures … Continue reading

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Highway 90 traffic restored, Nate recovery response continues

Updated information: Wednesday, October 11, 9 A.M. CDT JACKSON, MISS. –Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) crews are making progress on recovery efforts along the Gulf Coast following Hurricane Nate. “Over half of the high-mast lighting systems that were lowered before … Continue reading

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MDOT Response Continues Following Hurricane Nate

Updated information: Tuesday, October 10, 11:30 A.M. CDT JACKSON, MISS. –Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) crews continue remaining recovery efforts following Hurricane Nate along the Gulf Coast. “All travel lanes are open, but MDOT crews will continue clearing sand from … Continue reading

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Hurricane Nate Recovery Update

PEARL – The Mississippi Gulf Coast and South Mississippi has shifted to the recovery phase in the aftermath of Hurricane Nate. There have still been no injuries reported in relation to Nate, and the focus is now on restoring electrical … Continue reading

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Hurricane Nate Recovery Update

  PEARL – The Mississippi Gulf Coast and South Mississippi has shifted to the recovery phase in the aftermath of Hurricane Nate. There have still been no injuries reported in relation to Nate, and the focus is now on restoring … Continue reading

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Singing River Electric Crews working to restore power following Hurricane Nate

Trucks will roll out into the communities before daylight this morning. Eight different Mississippi electric cooperative crews and six contract crews join Singing River Electric linemen to expedite the effort of restoring power to southeast Mississippi. As of 5:30 a.m. … Continue reading

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MDEQ Issues Closure for all Mississippi Gulf Coast Beaches

(JACKSON, Miss.) – The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), through its Beach Monitoring Program, issued a closure Monday for all beaches across the Mississippi Gulf Coast.  The beaches are closed to access as a public health precaution until the hurricane debris … Continue reading

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Crews work to restore power following Hurricane Nate

Media Contact: Lorri Freeman, Manager of Public Relations – 228-218-0840 – freeman@singingriver.com  Singing River Electric crews were joined by eight different Mississippi electric cooperative crews today and six contract crews. The crews, working together, will continue to work into the … Continue reading

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MDOT response underway after Nate; motorists advised to stay off Hwy 90

PEARL, MISS.- Hurricane Nate’s landfall on the Mississippi Gulf Coast brought a significant storm surge, heavy rainfall and high winds to the state. The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) began clearing debris last night as the storm passed and are … Continue reading

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